Poll: Democrats Maintain Edge

Research 2000 for Daily Kos. 4/13-4/16/2009. All adults. MoE 2% (04/05-04/09 results):


 FAVORABLEUNFAVORABLENET CHANGE
PRESIDENT OBAMA69 (68)27 (29)+3
    
PELOSI:37 (36)45 (46)+2
REID:35 (34)49 (49)+1
McCONNELL:22 (23)57 (56)-2
BOEHNER:17 (18)60 (58)-3
    
CONGRESSIONAL DEMS:44 (43)50 (51)+2
CONGRESSIONAL GOPS:16 (18)69 (68)-3
    
DEMOCRATIC PARTY:52 (51)42 (42)+1
REPUBLICAN PARTY:24 (26)67 (66)-3

Full crosstabs here. This poll is updated every Friday morning, and you can see trendline graphs here.

With a MoE of 2, it takes more than twice that to call it "significant", but the best way to read these small changes is to say that it was a better week for Dems than Rs, and that the trend lines tell the story. For example, the right/wrong track is now the best it's been since the poll started in January, Obama's fav's remain strong, and the GOP remains (in a political sense) significantly unpopular.

Here are the Congressional parties:

And here are the national parties:

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